Becoming a Livestock Farm Workers (other)
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Becoming a Livestock Farm Workers (other)

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Also known as Deer Farm Worker, Emu Farm Worker, Goat Herder, Ostrich Farm Worker, Piggery Worker.
This occupation group covers Livestock Farm Workers not elsewhere classified.
Training time - No data available -
Average pay $41,223
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 10,100

What does a Livestock Farm Workers (other) do?

  • patrolling, inspecting and reporting on the condition of livestock
  • providing livestock with feed and water
  • assisting with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock
  • mustering and droving livestock to milking and shearing sheds and between paddocks to ensure sufficient feed is available
  • washing and cleaning udders, and attaching milking machines to udders and milking cows
  • collecting eggs and placing in incubators
  • herding sheep for shearing and keeping mobs separate during shearing
  • spreading fleeces on skirting tables for classing, pressing wool and branding bales
  • exercising horses by walking, riding, leading and swimming, and attending to horses at track work, barrier trials and races
  • cleaning stables and hatcheries, storing bedding and performing minor repairs on fixtures, buildings and fences

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